Retreats

A retreat is an opportunity to enjoy simple and peaceful living, and to learn how to cultivate the energy of mindfulness.  Attending a retreat is a vital way to nourish our practice, deepen our awareness, and cultivate our compassion and kindness toward ourselves and others.

SnowFlower Spring Day of Mindfulness – details to come soon!

Retreats at Thich Nhat Hahn Monasteries

  • Plum Village (near Bordeaux, France)
    • Christmas and New Year Celebrations from Dec 21, 2018-Jan 4, 2019
    • Spring Retreat from Mar 15-Apr 5, 2019
    • Spring Retreat from Apr 26-May 24, 2019
    • Spring Retreat from Jun 15-22, 2019
    • Summer Retreat from July 6-Aug 3, 2019
  • Blue Cliff Monastery (Pine Bush, NY)
    • Holiday Retreat for families and individuals from Dec 28, 2018-January 1, 2019
  • Deer Park Monastery (Escondido, CA)
    • Holiday Retreat for families and individuals from Dec 30, 2018-January 4, 2019
    • Wake Up Retreat from Mar 27-31, 2019
    • Family Retreat from June 19-23, 2019
    • Family Retreat from June 27-July 1, 2019
    • Teen Camp from July 16-21, 2019
  • Magnolia Grove Meditation Practice Center (Batesville, MS)
    • Thanksgiving Retreat for families and individuals from Nov 21-23, 2018
    • Holiday Retreat for families and individuals from Dec 28, 2018-January 1, 2019

Retreats led by SnowFlower Teachers and other local Thich Nhat Hanh Sanghas

Cultivating Your Inner Bodhisattva, a Thich Nhat Hanh Day of Mindfulness – Omaha, NE Led by Terry Cortes Vega

Thaypassana Retreat – Madison, WI Led by David Haskins, Janice Cittasubha Sheppard and Steven Spiro

  • January 18-20, 2019 at Holy Wisdom Monastery in Madison, WI

Day of Mindfulness with Lakeside Buddha Sangha – Evanston, IL 

Reflections from Past Retreats

  • SnowFlower’s Annual Retreat 2017: Reflections from Doug, Ed, Jon, Tod
  • SnowFlower’s Annual Retreat 2016: Reflections from Lisa and Zach